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Office of Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid provides guidance and counseling during your financial aid process. We are committed to working with you to help you navigate the process of applying for and managing your financial aid. 

Columbia University School of Nursing is proud to offer approximately $10 million annually in fellowships and scholarships to our nursing students who demonstrate excellent academic achievement, financial need, and exceptional promise for leadership in nursing. Nearly 90% of our students receive some type of scholarship in their financial aid package.
Gamaliel Vallejo
Director of Financial Aid

Laura Cabrera
Assistant Director Financial Aid

Office Hours

You are welcome to come in and speak to one of our financial aid administrators who will assist with any student financial aid questions or concerns.

Walk-in Hours (Suite 100): Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays* – 9:00am to 4:00pm.
By Appointment Only in Case of Emergency: Wednesdays/Thursdays 

*Please note that on Fridays during the Summer term, we will have limited staff in the office. Students are encouraged to utilize walk-in hours or appointments Monday through Thursdays.

Please send your appointment request in writing to with the subject line "Appointment Request." The Office of Financial Aid will contact you within 1-2 business days regarding availability.